D&D 5e - Quest for the Lost City of Myth Drannor (YOUTH)

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10 - 16 yrs


Mon, Jun 14, 2021 - Aug 23, 2021


11:30am - 2:30pm PDT


Bert H.


5 students

Class Experience

System: Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition
Character level: 6-10 

This is an ongoing adventure and original story set in the lands of Faerun. The characters have undertaken a long journey at a companion's request to escort an elven noblewoman from Neverwinter to Semberholme in the far east. The purpose of this is to cement an alliance between the elves of the east and those of the west in order to take back the ancient, lost elven city of Myth Drannor. But danger lurks around every corner, as the brave adventurers are hounded by the evil Onyx Mage and his minions at seemingly every step of their journey. Why does the Onyx Mage seek to thwart an alliance between these groups of elves? And what secrets does the lost city of Myth Drannor hold? Find out in this exciting tale of adventure and intrigue set in D&D's Forgotten Realms.

We engage our participants in entertaining, collaborative storytelling through tabletop role-playing games. We focus on the social and emotional development while simultaneously presenting academic content and developing creativity, communication skills, collaboration, and critical thinking. Our participant-to-Game Master Educator ratio is limited to no greater than 5:1.

Educator-Gamemaster: Bert Holcomb


Participants will need access to a laptop, desktop or tablet computer and a high-speed internet connection. Participants will need a microphone for use with Discord, and a video camera is a nice addition. Most laptops and tablet computers come equipped with all that you need. We find that a set of headphones might also be nice to isolate the sounds coming from the computer, but are not necessary.

*SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE—contact us for info on special need-based rates and possible scholarships!

*OPEN REGISTRATION—you are able/encouraged to sign up for a game regardless of the point in the term as most games will continue across terms if the party desires.

*CONTINUES NEXT TERM—this game is eligible to continue through next term.

*PRORATED: Term fees are always prorated for the remaining number of sessions

*PRICE PER CLASS IS $45 or $90 [$22.50/hr]

Other Things To Know

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Covid-19 Precautions

Due to Covid-19, The Game Academy will be running all of its sessions online until such time as it is deemed safe to gather. We will be following the CDC and other medical guidelines.

How To Participate

You will receive an email 30 minutes before class starts with a link to the class and access instructions.

Reviews for The Game Academy

4.5 out of 5

Based on 12 provider ratings

Debbie L.

Jul 23, 2021


My son very much enjoys the campaigns.


The online format is less engaging - my son does other stuff on screens in between turns. The fact that the dates of the class are not always set (sometimes sessions are canceled with very short notice) is frustrating, especially given the expense.

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Mica S.

Feb 2, 2021


This is for Mateo’s D&D sessions with Bert. He is a highly skilled facilitator and works so well with Mateo and the other players! We are grateful to have Mateo enrolled :)

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martha a.

Oct 29, 2020


Game Academy continues to evolve and provide an excellent service to many avid RPG players. GM's are kind, fun and engaging.

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Brick C.

Oct 22, 2020


My son eagerly anticipates his weekly gaming session and leaves each one excited and eager to tell his whole family about his gaming adventures, misadventures, challenges, and achievements. The Game Academy's people and offerings are consistently awesome. We love them.

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Elizabeth P.

Aug 11, 2020


it was really fun content wise, the people in it, and the jokes and all the super silly things that weren't silly but were cool. all my friends were there. -Dominic


there were no flaws

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Bert H.

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